University of Nottingham

Dr Sara Pijuan-Galitó awarded Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctorial Fellowship

Dr Sara Pijuan-Galito research image13 Jul 2016 News

Dr Sara Pijuan-Galitó has been awarded the prestigious Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship hosted by Morgan Alexander at the School of Pharmacy.

A new method of creating human stem cells which could solve the big problem of the large-scale production needed to fully realise the potential of these remarkable cells for understanding and treating disease. A new breakthrough has been made by a team of scientists at The University of Nottingham, Uppsala University and GE Healthcare in Sweden.

The work was started at Uppsala University in Sweden, and the first author, Dr Sara Pijuan-Galitó, is now continuing her work as a Swedish Research Council Research Fellow at Nottingham.

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